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Sam Barron

Community Editor sbarron@dailyvoice.com

An (almost) lifelong Westchester resident, Sam has reported on all facets of Westchester since he graduated from Ryerson University with a degree in print journalism, including stints at North County News and The Examiner. A film columnist for WAG Magazine, Sam's moviegoing expertise has been profiled in the New York Times and he was a featured guest on VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live.

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  1. Work Starts On First Apartment Complex On Platinum Mile In Harrison

    Work Starts On First Apartment Complex On Platinum Mile In Harrison

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- The Platinum Mile has a new tenant.Toll Brothers officially broke ground Tuesday on Carraway, a 421-unit luxury rental community on the site of two former corporate office buildings at 103-105 Corporate Park Drive.The new five-story luxury rental will feature a mix of 22 studios, 217 one-bedroom, and 182 two-bedroom residences. The building will have retail on the ...

  2. Astorino Takes Trump To Task For Charlottesville Comments

    Astorino Takes Trump To Task For Charlottesville Comments

    This story has been updated with statements from Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro:As the controversy continues to swirl over President Donald Trump's Tuesday press conference in which he doubled down after initially placing blame for Saturday's deadly Neo-Nazi protest in Virginia on "both sides," two of the area's Republican ...

  3. Popular TV Show 'Man v. Food' Takes On Westchester

    Popular TV Show 'Man v. Food' Takes On Westchester

    Casey Webb is coming to Westchester to see how much he can stuff his face.On "Man v. Food," which airs Monday, Aug. 21 at 9 p.m. on Travel Channel, Webb will be visiting Sleepy Hollow to try the Headless Horseman Burger and take on the Dawg House Challenge in Dobbs Ferry.The Horseman Burger, served at J.P. Doyle's in Sleepy Hollow, is a 10-ounce burger atop a brioche bun ...

  4. NBA Star Hopes To Make A Splash With New Juice Lab In White Plains

    NBA Star Hopes To Make A Splash With New Juice Lab In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Sean Kilpatrick is giving back to the community.Kilpatrick who plays for the Brooklyn Nets and lives in White Plains celebrated the grand opening of The Juice Lab, located at 148A Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains Saturday. The Juice Lab plans to serve smoothies and juices to help foster a healthy lifestyle."I want to thank God without him none of this is even ...

  5. Dina Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    Dina Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    BRIARCLIFF, N.Y. -- Dina, an 8-year-old husky mix who came into the SPCA as a stray is looking for her forever home.Dina was in rough shape when she arrived but is healing up nicely."This girl is a total love.  She is good with other dogs and kids of all ages, she's happiest when she gets to rest her head in a lap and snuggle for hours," the SPCA said.For more information, ...

  6. Inmate Attacks Westchester Correctional Officers, Report Says

    Inmate Attacks Westchester Correctional Officers, Report Says

    A New Rochelle man allegedly put a corrections officer in a headlock and kicked another corrections officer in the face at the Westchester County jail last week, according to lohud.Rawkan McKinnon, 20, is being held on first-degree robbery charges. The Corrections Department is working with the District Attorney's Office to file additional criminal charges against McKinnon for the ...

  7. Peekskill Native Runs Non-Profit Youth Program In California

    Peekskill Native Runs Non-Profit Youth Program In California

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- John Bagala, a native from Peekskill, is keeping kids in California active.Bagala, who lives in Bakersfield, runs FUN Sports,  a not for profit youth sports program where kids play soccer, flag football, basketball, and baseball. More than 1,000 kids, from ages three to 11, participate in the program. As part of the program, Bagala also teaches them about ...

  8. Shrub Oak Man Assaults Victim During Domestic Incident, Police Say

    Shrub Oak Man Assaults Victim During Domestic Incident, Police Say

    A Northern Westchester man was arrested and charged with assault and criminal mischief Tuesday following a domestic incident that occurred in July.Kevin Michael Powell, 30, of Shrub Oak was charged with assault in the third degree, a misdemeanor and criminal mischief in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor.Yorktown Police responded to a domestic incident at a Yorktown residence where they ...

  9. 'Strong Odors' Halt Work On Northern Westchester Construction Project

    'Strong Odors' Halt Work On Northern Westchester Construction Project

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has halted work on the remediation of 54 Hunts Place in Chappaqua due to a strong chemical odor.Conifer Realty is removing contaminated soil from the site to build a 28-unit affordable housing apartment building.New Castle Town Supervisor Rob Greenstein held a press conference about the issue Tuesday, flanked by Senator ...

  10. Most Americans Embarrassed By Trump’s Behavior, Marist Poll Says

    Most Americans Embarrassed By Trump’s Behavior, Marist Poll Says

    A new Marist College poll finds that 64 percent of Americans are embarrassed by President Donald Trump.Trump's approval rating fell to 35 percent, according to the poll, with 55 percent of Americans disapproving of his job performance. Trump's approval rating among Republicans fell from 91 percent in June to 79 percent now. “While Republicans are still largely in Trump’s corner, the ...

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